Guettarda L.

Fayaz, F. (2011) Encyclopedia of Tropical Plants Firefly Books, New Zealand

Description of the genus

Trees or shrubs, bark greyish-brown. Stipules interpetiolar, deciduous or persistent. Leaves opposite or ternate. Inflorescence axillary, usually cymose or cincinnoid; calyx cupuliform, truncate or 2-9 dentate; corolla hypocrateriform to infundibuliform, lobes 4-9. Imbricate. Fruit drupaceous, hard, sub-globose to oblong, often angled, mesocarp fibrous, with a hard 4-9 chambered putamen.

Worldwide: Species 100, mainly in the Americas, with one widespread species in the Old World.

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

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Other sources of information about Guettarda:

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Guettarda
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Guettarda
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Guettarda
Wikipedia: Guettarda
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Guettarda
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Guettarda

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Guettarda., retrieved 7 October 2022

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